BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 24
Russian Sibur Holding PJSC will join projects for the production of polypropylene and polyethylene in Kazakhstan, Trend reports via the country’s Energy Ministry.
The Minister of Energy Bolat Akchulakov held a meeting with the PJSC’s Board Chairman Dmitry Konov, during which they discussed the development of cooperation on petrochemical projects, in particular, the construction of a plant for the production of polypropylene with a capacity of 500,000 tons/year, and plans to enter the design phase of a 1.25 million ton/year polyethylene production project.
Akchulakov noted that the construction of the plant for the production of polypropylene has been fully completed, and work on its commissioning is underway. In April of this year, it’s planned to conduct an operational and demonstration runs with further commissioning of the plant.
Konov said that by the end of April this year, relevant documents will be signed on the inclusion of Sibur Holding PJSC into projects for the production of polypropylene and polyethylene. Besides, he expressed interest in the joint implementation of projects in the field of gas processing based on raw materials from the Kashagan field of Kazakhstan.